Health & Wellness

Aromatherapy Glycerin Herbal Soap

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils and herbs making a glycerin herb soap.  Choices includes: chamomile and lemongrass or lavender and rosemary.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 1

Herbal Soak and Aromatherapy Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils, make an aromatherapy spray for all sorts of uses, create an herbal soak (for the tub, or for your feet, hands or use as a sachet to freshen clothes).  Oils and herbs include a variety of choices that can calm, heal energize, de-stress, help with chronic pain, uplift mood, cleanse, inspire, purify, balance and more!

McConnell Center Room 208B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Energy Medicine: Explore your Inner Healing

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Curious what ENERGY medicine is? Would you like a way to “reset” your “feel good” button to increase your energy level, improve concentration, clear toxins from your body, feel more grounded and experience more JOY? Join in on this workshop on learning how energy exercise can propel you towards greater health and happiness while balancing negative energies that assault your well-being.  Our bodies are amazingly resilient when using the right tools. Expand YOUR light.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 13

Introduction to Falun Gong

Tuition: $10.00 Dover Residents: $10.00

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Falun Gong is an ancient, traditional Chinese practice of "self cultivation"- a way to improve mental and physical wellness through meditation and five easy-to-learn exercises. The practice is based on the universal values of truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. This introductory
class will provide a brief overview of the system, plus a demonstration of the exercises. All Falun Gong instruction is free of charge; the class fee supports DALC.

McConnell Center Rm 220

 

Taught by:

Marcus Gale

Marcus is a musician and puppeteer specializing in children and family audience. He has been practicing Falun Gong for 16 + years, and provides free instruction in the Seacoast area.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Getting & Staying Grounded-Energy Medicine Workshop

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Start Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
End Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Being grounded allows excess energies to flow out of our bodies while improving our ability to draw energy up from the Earth. No matter how scattered we can become at times, we can learn simple energy techniques to restore ourselves to a grounded state. In this workshop you will learn to be physically, emotionally, and spiritually grounded.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 7

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course will teach participants how to recognize and help victims of medical and environmental emergencies and what to do if someone is injured. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke, seizures, breathing problems, diabetes, bleeding, bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries and more. This course has been updated for the new 2016 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver First Aid certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course includes limited hands-on skills practice.

 

 

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 5

Infusing CHAKRAS with Essential Oils

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Essential oils are powerful. Oils hold powerful chemical constituents that affect the physical, emotional & energetic systems of our bodies. Coupled with the power of our intention we can bring about healing, JOY, release, acceptance & peace. Awaken your senses...let you chakras flourish! When the natural flow of energy in our body becomes blocked or stagnant, we get restless, irritable & sick. Come and learn simple bioenergetics exercises to clear & connect chakras. Use essential oils to promote balance and build resiliency or prana (life force).

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Power Aging

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $40.00

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We will discuss all sorts of health-related information and engage in fun and creative activities that inspire sharing wisdom for growing younger. We will discover super foods, and how diet relates to all health problems. Share recipes, uncover keys to longevity, and learn meditation. We will brainstorm the how to’s of simplifying your life, listening to your body, preventing disease, and reframing negative to positive.

McConnell Center Rm 208

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Rollerball Outdoor Series

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who does not need support when outside?  This new collection of recipes you will create includes, Bite Me, Pollen, Sweat, and Take a Hike.  You will also take home these recipes and other to create later.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9

CPR/AED Certification

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

LEARN A LIFESAVING SKILL! You will learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED and what to do if someone is choking in this American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the latest guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course involves hands-on skills practice.  Participants will be sitting, standing and kneeling to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR.

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Essentially Well

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A fun workshop creating essential oil roller ball blends for adults to use with or without foot reflexology points.  Class will start with brief overview of reflexology and essential oils, then you will create four blends to use at home.  Defense, Calm, Throat, and Stomach just to name a few.  You will also take the recipes with you!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 9